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This instrument amends the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Determination 2015 which sets the taxes for receiver licences.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 28 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Mar-2020
Tabled Senate23-Mar-2020
Date of repeal 28 Aug 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2020 (No. 1)

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes the following determination under subsection 7(1) of the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 1983.

Dated: 27 February 2020

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

Chris Jose

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


 

1  Name

                   This is the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2020 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences at the start of the day after the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

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3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 7(1) of the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 1983.

4  Amendments

                   The instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 is amended as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule.

 


 

Schedule 1—Amendments

Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Determination 2015 (F2015L00321)

1  Section 3, definition of minimum annual amount

Omit “$41.17”, substitute “$41.83”.

2  Part 3

Repeal the Part, substitute:

Part 3    Transitional arrangements relating to the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2020 (No. 1)

7          Definitions for Part 3

In this Part:

amendment day means the day on which the Amendment Determination commenced.

Amendment Determination means the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2020 (No. 1).

pre-amendment Determination means this Determination as in force immediately before the amendment day.

8          Transitional arrangements on or after commencement of the Amendment Determination

               (1)     Despite Part 2 of this Determination, if:

(a)     receiver licence tax is imposed on the issue of a receiver licence; and

(b)     the licence is issued on or after the amendment day; and

(c)     the licence comes into force before 5 April 2020;

use the pre-amendment Determination to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 1:       If a licence is issued before the amendment day, the pre-amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax, whether or not the licence comes into force before 5 April 2020.

Note 2:       If a licence is issued on or after the amendment day, and comes into force on or after 5 April 2020, this Determination as amended by the Amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

               (2)     Despite Part 2 of this Determination, if:

(a)     receiver licence tax is imposed on the anniversary of the day on which a receiver licence came into force (anniversary day); and

(b)     the anniversary day is on or after the amendment day but before 5 April 2020;

use the pre-amendment Determination to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 1:       If, for a receiver licence, the anniversary day is before the amendment day, the pre-amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 2:       If, for a receiver licence, the anniversary day is on or after 5 April 2020, this Determination as amended by the Amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

               (3)     Despite Part 2 of this Determination, if:

(a)     receiver licence tax is imposed on the holding of a receiver licence; and

(b)     the day on which the tax is payable is on or after the amendment day but before 5 April 2020;

use the pre-amendment Determination to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 1:       If tax is imposed on the holding of a receiver licence on a particular day, and that day is before the amendment day, the pre-amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 2:       If tax is imposed on the holding of a receiver licence on a particular day, and that day is on or after 5 April 2020, this Determination as amended by the Amendment Determination is used to work out the amount of receiver licence tax.

Note 3:       Subsections 6(5) and (6) of the Act impose tax on the holding of a licence.

3  Schedule 2, Table 202

Repeal the table and the note, substitute:

Table 202

Frequency range

Amount ($)

Area density

 

 

 

 

Australia wide

High density

Medium density

Low density

Remote density

MHz

0–30

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

>30–70

2.7801

1.0859

0.5776

0.1246

0.0622

>70–399.9

2.8523

1.1706

0.5357

0.1201

0.0599

>399.9–403

2.8523

1.5973

0.7308

0.1246

0.0622

>403–520

2.8523

2.1139

0.7308

0.1246

0.0000

>520–960

2.8523

1.5973

0.7308

0.1246

0.0622

>960–2 690

2.8480

0.6392

0.2955

0.1486

0.0742

GHz

>2.69–5.0

2.8449

0.5285

0.2142

0.1774

0.0887

>5.0–8.5

2.4019

0.4441

0.2068

0.0941

0.0456

>8.5–14.5

1.0585

0.3811

0.0901

0.0066

0.0031

>14.5–31.3

1.0585

0.2818

0.0619

0.0066

0.0031

>31.3–51.4

0.2887

0.1537

0.0334

0.0011

0.0006

>51.4

0.0285

0.0029

0.0029

0.0003

0.0003

Note:               Schedule 1 sets out the area density types of spectrum accesses.

4  Schedule 2, Table 302

Repeal the table and the note, substitute:

Table 302

Frequency range

Amount ($)

Area density

 

 

 

 

Australia wide

High density

Medium density

Low density

Remote density

MHz

0–30

22.7494

22.7494

22.7494

22.7494

14.4457

>30–70

51.3879

20.0712

10.6762

2.3039

0.7298

>70–399.9

52.7218

21.6370

9.9011

2.2196

0.7030

>399.9–403

52.7218

29.5242

13.5073

2.3039

0.7298

>403–520

52.7218

39.0742

13.5073

2.3039

0.0000

>520–960

52.7218

29.5242

13.5073

2.3039

0.7298

>960–2 690

1.2444

0.2793

0.1291

0.0649

0.0324

GHz

>2.69–5.0

1.2430

0.2309

0.0936

0.0775

0.0388

>5.0–8.5

1.0495

0.1940

0.0904

0.0411

0.0199

>8.5–14.5

0.4625

0.1665

0.0394

0.0029

0.0014

>14.5–31.3

0.4625

0.1231

0.0270

0.0029

0.0014

>31.3–51.4

0.1261

0.0672

0.0146

0.0005

0.0002

>51.4

0.0125

0.0012

0.0012

0.0001

0.0001

Note:          Schedule 1 sets out the area density types of spectrum accesses.

 

5  Schedule 2, Table 402

Repeal the table and the note, substitute:

Table 402

Frequency range

Amount ($)

 

Area density

 

 

 

 

Australia wide

High density

Medium density

Low density

Remote density

MHz

 

0–30

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

1.2308

>30–70

2.7801

1.0859

0.5776

0.1246

0.0622

>70–399.9

2.8523

1.1706

0.5357

0.1201

0.0599

>399.9–403

2.8523

1.5973

0.7308

0.1246

0.0622

>403–520

2.8523

2.1139

0.7308

0.1246

0.0000

>520–960

2.8523

1.5973

0.7308

0.1246

0.0622

>960–2 690

2.8480

0.6392

0.2955

0.1486

0.0742

GHz

 

>2.69–5.0

2.8449

0.5285

0.2142

0.1774

0.0887

>5.0–8.5

2.4019

0.4441

0.2068

0.0941

0.0456

>8.5–17.3

1.0585

0.3811

0.0901

0.0066

0.0031

>17.3–31.3

0.7409

0.1973

0.0309

0.0033

0.0000

>31.3–51.4

0.2021

0.1076

0.0167

0.0006

0.0000

>51.4

0.0285

0.0029

0.0029

0.0003

0.0003

Note:          Schedule 1 sets out the area density types of spectrum accesses.